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France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.46%

Published 07/16/2020, 01:00 PM
© Reuters.  France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.46%
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Investing.com – France stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Foods & Drugs, Gas & Water and General Financial sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 lost 0.46%, while the SBF 120 index declined 0.34%.

The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Publicis Groupe SA (PA:PUBP), which rose 2.22% or 0.61 points to trade at 28.12 at the close. Meanwhile, Teleperformance SE (PA:TEPRF) added 2.11% or 4.80 points to end at 232.80 and Renault SA (PA:RENA) was up 2.00% or 0.47 points to 23.93 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Airbus Group SE (PA:AIR), which fell 3.21% or 2.22 points to trade at 67.00 at the close. Atos SE (PA:ATOS) declined 2.31% or 1.78 points to end at 75.20 and Hermes International SCA (PA:HRMS) was down 2.15% or 16.40 points to 747.00.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Sartorius Stedim Biotech SA (PA:STDM) which rose 10.73% to 268.40, Alstom SA (PA:ALSO) which was up 4.58% to settle at 49.50 and CGG SA (PA:GEPH) which gained 4.06% to close at 0.958.

The worst performers were Casino Guichard Perrachon SA (PA:CASP) which was down 4.37% to 28.66 in late trade, Airbus Group SE (PA:AIR) which lost 3.21% to settle at 67.00 and Alten SA (PA:LTEN) which was down 3.06% to 68.10 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 288 to 276 and 92 ended unchanged.

Shares in Sartorius Stedim Biotech SA (PA:STDM) rose to all time highs; rising 10.73% or 26.00 to 268.40. Shares in Casino Guichard Perrachon SA (PA:CASP) fell to 52-week lows; down 4.37% or 1.31 to 28.66.

The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 11.48% to 25.73 a new 3-months low.

Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.67% or 12.15 to $1801.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in August fell 1.21% or 0.50 to hit $40.70 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 1.19% or 0.52 to trade at $43.27 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.00% to 1.1409, while EUR/GBP fell 0.03% to 0.9064.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.02% at 96.062.

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